The latest Darwin Awards

Darwin Awards These are nearly always granted posthumously. This citation is bestowed upon (the remains of) that individual, who through single-minded self-sacrifice, has done the most to remove undesirable elements from the human gene pool. —————————————————————- [San Jose Mercury News] An unidentified man, using a shotgun like a club to … Continue reading

Hurricane Names

Mike McGovern, a writer, objected to having a destructive hurricane named after his sweet niece, Emily. So in yesterday’s NY Times, he submitted the following list of more appropriate hurricane names and how these storms might behave: Hurricane Clinton – Moves right, then left again Hurricane Gergen – Spins uncontrollably … Continue reading